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Iraqi Forces Signal Assault On West Mosul With Leaflet Drop

The Iraqi government began the offensive to take back Mosul on 17 October, throwing tens of thousands of men into the long-awaited counter-attack with air and ground support from a US-led coalition fi...

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All clear at JCC sites following bomb threat

Because Monday is a holiday, there was a limited number of people who had to be evacuated, FOX is reporting. Whitefish Bay police are on the scene conducting an investigation. CNN reports 48 JCCs in...

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Germany expects continued International Monetary Fund aid for Greece

Creditor officials left Athens in December after failing to sign off on the second review of Greece's bailout and freeing up new funds. Talks on how to proceed have been dragging on since then and n...

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Son of murdered North Korean due in Malaysia - airline source, media report

Prior to that, he was at KLIA2 to catch a flight to Macau when he was attacked by two women one of whom clamped a cloth, believed to have been soaked in poison, over his face. Malaysia's probe has put...

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Lindsey Graham Says 2017 Is All About Hitting Back at Russian Federation

Referring to upcoming elections in France and Germany this year and concerns of outside interference, Graham said "I promise everybody in this room that Congress is going to take a long hard look what...

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Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan

Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan

The plan reportedly includes compromising "names of companies, wire transfers" that would lead to the ousting of Ukraine President Petro O. Poroshenko. The sealed plans were reported to have had...

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Trial begins for 44 suspected of Erdogan assassination attempt

Trial begins for 44 suspected of Erdogan assassination attempt

Erdogan escaped the raid by only a few minutes but two policemen were killed. Forty-four suspects, mainly soldiers, are under arrest, while three others still on the run are being tried in absentia ...

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Russian ambassador to United Nations dead in NY

Russian ambassador to United Nations dead in NY

Russia's deputy United Nations ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, told The Associated Press that Churkin became ill in his office at Russia's United Nations mission and was taken to Columbia Presbyteri...

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New edicts widen net to cover more illegals

The changes contrast measures from former President Barack Obama to exclusively focus on deportations of hardened criminals and those with terrorist ties. Applicants from countries with a high rate ...

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Horror Capel crash claims life

Horror Capel crash claims life

Police say the man's vehicle rolled and he was thrown from the auto. After the collision, Mr Erikssen said he made a decision to bypass the driver of the Landcruiser and rushed to help the two women...

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Powerful storm enters California, bringing risk of flooding

Powerful storm enters California, bringing risk of flooding

The system reached greater Los Angeles first, and is now sliding toward San Diego County, where it is expected to make landfall around 4 p.m.in the Oceanside area, says the National Weather Service. O...

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Protesters To Mark Trump's First Month In Office On Presidents Day

Protesters To Mark Trump's First Month In Office On Presidents Day

Thousands of people, including some in Austin, are expected to participate in "Not My President's Day" rallies. Activists attribute the power of social media for making "Not My President's Day" prot...

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Noticeably Cooler Finish to the Presidents Day Weekend

Noticeably Cooler Finish to the Presidents Day Weekend

Highs Monday will be in the mid 60s and highs Tuesday will be in the upper 50s. Right now, it looks like a line of showers will move through along that cold front sometime Friday night into S...

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President Trump speaks at campaign rally in Florida

President Trump speaks at campaign rally in Florida

He also took aim at his favourite foil, the "dishonest" news media, which he said has become "part of the corrupt system". "Come here. Come here". "A star is born", Trump said after Huber gave an ...

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Floor Test: Speaker Table & Chairs Broken, Out of Control

Floor Test: Speaker Table & Chairs Broken, Out of Control

Meanwhile, Stalin also alleged that he was manhandled as he spoke to the media wearing a torn shirt outside the Assembly. Former state minister K. Pandiarajan, who was part of the Panneerselvam dele...

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Elderly woman found in chair she had sat in for months

Elderly woman found in chair she had sat in for months

Firefighters in OH got a shock last week when they were called to the home of a 550-pound woman who was stuck in a chair in her house, the Toledo Blade reports. He had delivered food to Foster for 1...

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Korean suspects fled after murder

Korean suspects fled after murder

At least three of the wanted North Koreans took a flight from Jakarta to Dubai on the evening of the murder, an Indonesian immigration official said. He said his government will reject any finding...

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Pakistan boycotts South Asian Speakers' summit in India

Pakistan boycotts South Asian Speakers' summit in India

It would also discuss opportunities for regional parliamentary cooperation. We want improvement in security and also enhanced relations between both countries. You can easily talk about your differenc...

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Retired Philippine policeman says worked for ''death squad'' under Duterte

Duterte - who has been accused of forming the squad - has repeatedly denied involvement in vigilantism either as mayor or president. Michael John Dubria said the police will continue to do their work ...

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Phase 3 polling ends with over 61% voter turnout

There were a total of 826 candidates in the fray, including 105 women. As the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls is underway on Sunday, 24.19 percent voters' turnout has been recorded t...

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North Korean man arrested in Malaysia over Kim's death

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un died under suspicious circumstances on Tuesday in Kuala Lumpur - and every day since then, the story of Kim Jong Nam's death has gotten stranger a...

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Iran's IRGC launches military drills in desert

Pakpour said that some unspecified rockets, the IRGC's drones, and artillery would also be used during the exercises. These rocket tests took place just weeks after the U.S. He said: "Iran would do ...

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Battle to drive ISIL from west Mosul underway

Battle to drive ISIL from west Mosul underway

The primary task is to liberate civilians from the IS terrorists, al-Abadi said . To date, the coalition has conducted more than 10,000 air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq. His key go...

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South Sudan declares world's first new starvation in six years

A child carries a bowl of grain mixed with soil following a food-drop at a village in Nyal, an administrative hub of Panyijar county in Unity state, South Sudan, on February 24, 2015. That means that,...

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North Korea Assassination Suspect Thought She Was Participating in a TV Prank

Subramaniam said. He referred to the dead man as Kim Chol, the name on the passport found with Kim Jong Nam. Najib told reporters he has "absolute confidence" that police and doctors have been "very...

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Malaysian Police: North Korean Ri Jong Chol is fourth suspect arrested

The case has raised tensions between Malaysia and North Korea. Kim Jong-un previously issued a standing order for his death, and an assassin made an attempt on his life a few years ago, prompting Kim ...

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Iraq forces say two villages retaken in new Mosul assault

Iraq forces say two villages retaken in new Mosul assault

Of those, more than one thousand have been killed, according to Iraqi estimates. "A new dawn has". US -backed coalition forces have captured most of the eastern part of the city, the self-declared...

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At Rally, Trump Lets Supporter Jump Up On Stage

Insisting he was the victim of false reporting, Trump said his White House was running "so smoothly" and that he "inherited one big mess". "I will do whatever I can that they don't get away with it"...

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At least 10 dead in Tanay bus crash

The accident occurred along a highway in Tanay town, about 38 kilometres east of Manila, according to Carlos Inofre, chief of the town's Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office. Lacorda was stuc...

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Donald Trump's Lavish Presidency Could Cost Taxpayers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

He pushed back against several media reports showing internal struggles in the executive branch. "The dishonest media, which has published one false story after another, with no sources. "It giv...

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Oxford To Protest Trump Visit Plans

As part of the nationwide day of action organised by the Stop Trump Coalition, protesters plan to take to the streets of the UK's smallest city, to object to the tax-payer funded state visit being off...

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Lavrov Dismisses Claims Moscow Allegedly Involved in Montenegro Coup Attempt

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and his USA counterpart, Rex Tillerson, reportedly discussed the issue during their first face-to-face meeting last week. "Predrag Boskovic, the defense minister of Mon...

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Brexit: Mandelson urges Lords not to 'throw in towel'

MPs backed the bill in the Commons, but without a majority in the Lords the Conservatives could face defeat on issues such as the rights of European Union citizens and whether a final deal should be p...

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Ceasefire in eastern Ukraine will begin on February 20

Ceasefire in eastern Ukraine will begin on February 20

The decree covers the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic and Luhansk People's Republic, the BBC reported. President Vladimir Putin has issued a decree that Russian Federation is temporarily a...

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President Donald Trump Praises Himself on Twitter for His 'Unhinged' Press Conference

President Donald Trump Praises Himself on Twitter for His 'Unhinged' Press Conference

In fact the news conference was not scheduled until Thursday morning, but aides said Trump was itching to go out there and defend himself. The entirety represents a deluge that is hard to process. T...

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